23 Memory Care Facilities in Multnomah County, OR

Top 10 Memory Care Facilities in Multnomah County, OR

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Caring Star 2016

Courtyard at Mt. Tabor

Provides: Memory Care
6323 SE Division St., Portland, OR 97206
"My father is in Courtyard at Mount Tabor. They've been really, really wonderful. Their activities have been fantastic. They worked really, really hard to make my dad feel at home there and they..." More

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Cherrywood Village

Provides: Memory Care
1417 SE 107th Avenue, Portland, OR 97216
"My mother-in-law lives in Cherrywood Village. It is great. I love it. There's always something going on. They used to play a balloon toss game, and she loved that, and they also had art projects..." More

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Caring Star 2021

The Cottages Senior Living

Provides: Memory Care
1808 SE 182nd Ave, Portland, OR 97233
"I feel so blessed to have found this home for my Ex Husband. The staff is so caring, kind and capable. They also communicate very well with family and notify us timely of any situation. During..." More

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Summerplace Assisted Living & Memory ...

Provides: Memory Care
15727 NE Russell St, Portland, OR 97230
"My brother moved into the memory care of Summerplace Assisted Living & Memory Care. The people I dealt with in the assisted living were absolutely excellent, working with them was very..." More

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St. Andrews Memory Care

Provides: Memory Care
7617 SE Main St, Portland, OR 97215
"St. Andrews Memory Care was a nice place. It wouldn't work for my brother because he couldn't smoke. He smokes a lot. But that was a good place. They have activities with the patients. It seemed..." More

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Pacific Gardens Alzheimer's Special C...

Provides: Memory Care
17309 NE Glisan Street, Portland, OR 97230
"My husband is at Pacific Gardens in Portland. He's in their Alzheimer's care unit. It's been good. All of the staff are very friendly, and the residents seem to be happy. With COVID, I haven't..." More

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Courtyard Fountains Senior Living

Provides: Memory Care
1545 SE 223rd Ave., Gresham, OR 97030
"Out of 3 places we've looked at, I liked the Courtyard Fountains Senior Living the best. It's very nice, and the rooms are very efficient. I think that if we decide to do senior living, we'll..." More

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Tabor Crest Residential Care

Provides: Memory Care
7430 SE Division St, Portland, OR 97206
"I have such peace of mind, knowing that my mom gets excellent care. The facility is very clean and it’s structured to address the individual needs of a memory care resident. The director is..." More

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Bonaventure of Gresham

Provides: Memory Care
22514 SE Stark Street, Gresham, OR 97030
"At Bonaventure of Gresham, it is our goal to take every opportunity to honor the individuality of our residents. We all have our own unique needs and preferences when it comes to our home—that’s..." More

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Hawthorne Gardens Senior Living Commu...

Provides: Memory Care
2828 Southeast Taylor Street, Portland, OR 97214
"The charm of our neighborhood is found inside our community; cozy lobby featuring a fireplace and couches, comfortable common areas and restaurant-style dining. Outside residents and visitors enjoy..." More

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Harvest Homes

Provides: Memory Care
6921 N Roberts Ave., Portland, OR 97203
"I had a tour of Harvest Homes. I had spoken to the administration and some of the staff there. I've even talked to some of the residents. My first impression was that it's a small facility. They..." More

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Brookdale Troutdale

Provides: Memory Care
1201 SW Cherry Park Road, Troutdale, OR 97060
"We’ve placed our father in Brookdale Troutdale. The building is very nice and clean. The staff is very helpful. My father seems to be well cared for there. The room is spacious and has a private..." More

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Sapphire at Firwood Gardens

Provides: Memory Care
819 NE 122nd Ave, Portland, OR 97230
"Firwood Gardens offers residential care for seniors with companionship, care, or cognitive support needs. Sapphire at Firwood Gardens is a residential and memory care community designed to provide..." More

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Revere Court of Portland

Provides: Memory Care
11547 NE Glisan Street, Portland, OR 97220
"We toured Revere Court of Portland. I liked the size of it. It wasn't a great big facility, and it was one level. The staff was very informative, helpful, and she spent a lot of time with us; it..." More

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Russellville Park

Provides: Memory Care
20 S.E. 103rd Ave, Portland, OR 97216
"Russellville Park is an independent living community located in the heart of the Gateway District in Portland, Oregon, and offers assisted living and Alzheimer's care to those who need it...." More

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Cherry Park Plaza

Provides: Memory Care
1323 SW Cherry Park Road , Troutdale, OR 97060
"We placed our mom in Cherry Park in Gresham. We chose this place because of the convenience of proximity. They also had an opening in their memory care unit, which is what my mom needed. Some other..." More

Parkview at CherryWood Village

Provides: Memory Care
10721 SE Cherry Blossom Drive, Portland, OR 97216
"Parkview at Cherrywood Village is top tier. I wish I could put my grandmother in there, but it's expensive. Nevertheless, it's very nice, clean, and bright, with happy interiors. They have an..." More

Farmington Square - Gresham

Provides: Memory Care
1655 NE 18th St., Gresham, OR 97030
"Farmington Square Gresham developed the concept of a small home-like setting to give each resident a more comfortable and intimate living environment. Every aspect of each individual building is..." More

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Powell Valley Assisted Living and Mem...

Provides: Memory Care
4001 SE 182nd Ave, Gresham, OR 97030
"Personal assistance Dressing, hygiene, shower assistance and incontinence care Daily housekeeping & laundry Bed-making, bathroom cleaning, linen change as needed, trash removal and..." More

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Emerson House

Provides: Memory Care
3577 SE Division, Portland, OR 97202
"I recently toured this community, met with a nice lady named Caitlin who was the marketing person. What I really liked about the place was how it is all separated by how much care the person with..." More

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Clarendon Court Alzheimer's Residence

Provides: Memory Care
5732 SE 122nd Ave, Portland, OR 97236

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Tabor Crest Memory Care

Provides: Memory Care
16050 NE Halsey St, Portland, OR 97230
"TABOR CREST SENIOR LIVING is a Memory Care Community of excellence. Located in heart of Portland, Oregon, our community offers decades of experience in serving individuals with dementia and..." More

    What to Consider About Memory Care in Multnomah County

    Multnomah County, in the northwest region of Oregon along the Columbia River, has a population of 735,334. Of those residents, more than 10 percent are seniors in the vulnerable 65 and older age range, some of whom may be living with Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia. These seniors may benefit from living in one of the 17 memory care facilities located within the county.

    In Multnomah County and the rest of Oregon, memory care facilities are referred to as Memory Care Communities and are overseen by the Oregon Department of Human Services.

    • Multnomah County’s cost of living is 142.8, more than 42 points higher than the national average of 100, although healthcare expenses are lower than the average at 74. However, housing and transportation both are higher than the national average at 215 and 148, respectively. Budget-conscious families might want to keep the higher cost of living in mind when thinking of relocating to the county to be closer to a loved one in care.
    • Multnomah County has a lot of cloudy, wet days. The area gets 44 inches of rainfall annually, slightly higher than the national average of 39 inches, and only sees 142 sunny days each year, compared to the U.S. average of 205 days. Sperling’s Comfort Index gives the county a 79 out of 100, much higher than the national average of 54, suggesting that seniors with arthritis and joint pain might be more comfortable living in the county than in other parts of Oregon.
    • Crime rates in Multnomah County are 47.4 for violent crime and 49.2 for property crime, both slightly higher than the national averages of 31.1 and 38.1, respectively. While these higher crime rates might be cause for concern, most secure memory care facilities have safeguards in place to keep their residents safe.
    • Oregon doesn’t tax Social Security benefits, partially taxes pensions and fully taxes retirement savings account income. Multnomah County seniors should keep Oregon’s tax laws in mind when preparing their memory care budgets.


    Paying for Memory Care in Multnomah County

    Average Monthly Costs

    Counties in Oregon

    $6,324.00 Clackamas County
    $6,300.00 Cowlitz County
    $6,274.00 Clark County
    $5,628.00 Yamhill County
    $5,619.00 Multnomah County
    $5,294.00 US
    $5,242.00 Marion County
    $4,234.00 Washington County

    Memory Care costs in Multnomah County start around $5,619 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of memory care is $5,294 per month.

    It’s important to note that memory care rates in Multnomah County and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.

    Financial Assistance for Memory Care in Multnomah County

    Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Memory Care in Oregon page.

    More Ways to Pay for Memory Care

    While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for memory care, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance memory care costs include:

    • Veterans Benefits
    • Life Insurance Policy
    • Long-Term Care Insurance
    • Reverse Mortgage

    For more information about different ways to finance memory care, visit our Memory Care in Oregon page.


    Free Memory Care Resources in Multnomah County

    Multnomah County and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in a memory care community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.

    To see a list of free memory care resources in Multnomah County, please visit our Memory Care in Oregon page.

    Directory of Winners in the Multnomah County Area


    Memory Care Laws and Regulations in Multnomah County

    Multnomah County-area memory care communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all memory care communities in Oregon are required to follow. Visit our Memory Care in Oregon page for more information about these laws.

    Recent Reviews of Memory Care in Multnomah County

    • Review of Courtyard at Mt. Tabor

      My father is in Courtyard at Mount Tabor. They've been really, really wonderful. Their activities have been fantastic. They worked really, really hard to make my dad feel at home there and they sti... Read more

      Jen
    • Review of Harvest Homes

      I had a tour of Harvest Homes. I had spoken to the administration and some of the staff there. I've even talked to some of the residents. My first impression was that it's a small facility. They se... Read more

      Mark
    • Review of Revere Court of Portland

      We toured Revere Court of Portland. I liked the size of it. It wasn't a great big facility, and it was one level. The staff was very informative, helpful, and she spent a lot of time with us; it wa... Read more

      Darlene
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